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Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm PST
holding in u.s. treasuries. >> tom: we ask pimco's bill gross why he's bailing out of government debt and where he's putting money now. you're watching "nightly business" report for wednesday, march 9. this is "nightly business report" with susie gharib and tom hudson. "nightly business report" is made possible by: this program is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> susie: good evening, everyone. the world's largest bond fund is betting against bonds. pimco's total return fund has sold off its government bond holdings to zero as of the end of february. tom, this is a strong signal from pimco's flagship fund that it sees little value in owning u.s. treasuries. >> tom: susie, as a result of those bond sales, pimco is sitting on $54 billion of cash. the fund still owns other kinds of bonds. it's holdings are diversified among mortgage bonds, corporate debt, foreign bonds and municipal securities. >> susie: so what's the reason behind the bond fire sale? joining us now: william gross, the founder and co-chief investment officer of pimco. hi,
PBS
Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm PST
>>> welcome to nhk news world line. the u.s. embassy announced the head of japan affairs at the state department kevin maher has been fired. visiting u.s. assistant secretary of state kurt campbell, in facted him of the move on thursday in their talks on thursday. they say a former deputy chief will assume the post. maher reportedly told some college students in the u.s. last december that okinawans are masters of manipulation and extortion. he was referring to the relocation of a u.s. marines air space station in the southern most prefecture. in the talks with takeaki matsumoto, campbell said maher's comments are unacceptable and contrary to u.s. policy and its respect for the people of okinawa. >>> japan's two major stock exchange operators will explore the possibility of consolidating their businesses. the talks will be aimed at bolstering japan's standing in the world equity market, amid growing pressure for realignment in the industry. if they agree to integrate operations it will have a listing of 4,000 stocks, rivaling the world's leading forces. the two will likely aim t
WETA
Mar 10, 2011 6:30pm EST
the jitters-- worries about china's economic growth, and some disappointing news about the u.s. job market. the selling was broad-based-- the dow fell 228 points, closing below the 12,000 level; the nasdaq lost 50, and the s&p 500 was down almost 25 points. >> tom: this stock selling comes as the bull market celebrated its second anniversary this week. could the rally be over, or just taking a pause? peter cohen is co-author of "capital rising," and he is with us from newton, massachusetts. lincoln ellis is the chief investment officer at the strategic financial group. he joins us from the cme group in chicago. welcome to nightly business report. nice to see both of you. >> thank you. >> thanks, tom. >> tom: peter, let's begin with you. time to buy more shares on these lower prices or to cut some of the losses you've seen recently and sell? >> i say it's time to buy. i mean it could go lower. i mean you could have a 5% correction can. but in general, the market is doing fan tasically. it's been up almost 100% since the low of march 2009. it's trading act a relatively low pe of aroun
PBS
Mar 9, 2011 6:00pm PST
assassinations of government officials doubled. the top u.s. and nato commanders in afghanistan said that washington are beginning to reduce force size in the country. steven is here with very good numbers for ejs. >> a pretty big come back with a fleet of good news revealed. the airbus company said that they returned to profit in the fourth quarter last year. forecasting higher revenue for the current year, they said they expected stronger revenue last year. the short-term version is that they have managed to move beyond big problems with several key programs. >> the boss had every reason to looked pleased as he announced full year results. the company posted and the outlook is good. >> the best way in the future is clearly cash. improved dramatically in 2010. >> the aircraft maker, airbus, demonstrates the lot -- the lion's share. they want to spend more on acquisitions. luckily we are in the situation where airbus is expanding. business is developing nicely while at the same time we see growth possible in other areas. in security, defense electronics, and services. we want to go -
CBS
Mar 10, 2011 4:30am EST
hearings on the radicalization of muslims in the u.s., but is it a matter of national security, or a u.s., but is it a matter of national security, or a witch-hunt? captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, and thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. >>> the three-week budget battle in wisconsin that has made national headlines appears to be over. it ended swiftly and unexpectedly. republican members of the state senate outmaneuvered their absentee democratic colleagues to pass a bill which sharply limits union rights. >> this is a violation of law. >> the vote caught almost everyone by surprise. by 18-1 the state senate passed a measure stripping collective bargaining rights from most of wisconsin's public employees, handing governor scott walker a stunning victory in the three-week labor standoff. in a statement he applauded lawmakers for taking, quote, a step in the right direction to balance the budget, and reform government. senate democrats had fled the state to avoid any votes, but republicans found a way to push the measure through. they removed all elements of the b
CBS
Mar 10, 2011 4:00pm EST
economic news from china, as the u.s. sends stocks tumbling. here's a look at the numbers from moments ago. the dow was down 227 points, below the 12,000 mark. the s&p is down 24. nasdaq off 50. >>> formally charged. today, nearly a dozen city police officers are indicted in a towing scam. denise is in the newsroom with more on the scheme. >>> a federal grand jury returns indictments against 10 officers and two others, charging them with extortion. the owner of the majestic road shop are charged with paying officers to arrange their company to tow vehicles from an accident scene. majestic is not an authorized tow company from baltimore. the indictment ran from spring of 2008 to late last month. >> each defendant faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison. >>> local actress in this bust, felicia snoop pearson, played a popular role in the hbo series, "the wire" was one of 60 people arrested today in a massive marijuana and heroin ring. city police will release information in a few minutes. but we'll update you all new at 5:00 and 6:00. >>> failed terror attack. for two day
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 6:30pm EST
. the new jobs being sown in the u.s., right now. >>> good evening. not long ago, a cancer diagnosis felt like a death sentence. not anymore. huge numbers of americans, hundreds of thousands more each year, are surviving and living with cancer. numbers just released from the centers of disease control show that 1 in 20 american adults is now a cancer survivor, almost 12 million of us. we are catching cancer earlier and treating it more effectively, and ron claiborne is here with what it all means. this is such encouraging news. >> reporter: this is really important news tonight, george. so many people are now living with and beating cancer. four times as many as 40 years ago. in fact, the cdc said today that for millions of americans, cancer is now a manageable disease. >> reporter: they send us their videos. poignant messages celebrating their struggle against cancer. and more and more americans are winning the fight. the centers for disease control says as of 2007, nearly 12 million adult americans were cancer survivors, people living with cancer or who've beaten the disease, compa
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 4:00am EST
afghanistan be ready to take care of itself when u.s. troops leave? i'll show you what i found when i was there. up next, another country, another war. we'll update the situation in libya. ?├│@] >> bret: president obama met with his top advisors today to discuss what to do about the uprising in libya. muammar gaddafi went on tv to claim that foreigners want to take the country's oil. and its freedom. britain and france are pushing if for u.n. to create a no-fly zone over the country. the u.n. has launched a probe in to allegations of kidnapping, torture and murder by the regime. a high-ranking libyan military officer flew to egypt to meet with its military leaders. and gaddafi loyalists are fighting rebels in the east and in a handful of towns close to his power base tri poely. correspondent -- tripoli. correspondent james rosen has more. >> reporter: more airstrikes were report and the rebels previously in control of the oil port town were said to have been forced out, pestward to no man's land in the desert. it appeared that oil facilities and elsewhere were targeted for destruction.
NBC
Mar 9, 2011 5:30pm PST
problem it is that a small number of american muslims are being turned against the u.s. he's under pressure and having to answer for his own past ties to a controversial and even violent group. known for being accessible and media friendly during 18 years in congress, tonight peter king says he's caught by surprise. >> i'm not overly modest or shy but i really do not expect to become the center of attention on this. >> reporter: chairman of the house homeland security committee, king says he is trying to expose islamic extremism inside the u.s. >> homegrown radicalization is a growing threat and one we cannot ignore. >> reporter: his own history is getting another look. >> i think people should be giving me medals. >> reporter: years ago king was a major advocate for the irish republican army, which the u.s. and british governments had labeled a terrorist organization. >> those who saw your i.r.a. past look at this and say you're a hypocrite. >> right. people who say that are uninformed. first of all, the i.r.a. never attacked the united states. let's start with that. >> reporter:
WHUT
Mar 10, 2011 7:00am EST
progress. how big of a fight the u.s. is preparing for to get a no-fly zone? >> i think the united states position is that it would not do it without getting a u.n. and nato approval. i did not think it really wants to, but it does not want to take the option of the table because there is hope that just the prospect will get colonel gaddafi will stop some of the horrible things he is doing. >> listening to that, americans are not prepared to go against international opinion, but russia has made clear it will veto if it comes to it at the u.n. >> i haven't heard an explicit statement to that effect that russia will veto anything at the u.n., and it doesn't seem to me that russia is now in a position to take drastic decisions. there needs to be a consensus within the parties, within the countries and between the countries, considering and a no- fly zone or other options. once they have taken their decisions and have come to the security council, then i think russia will have to voice its opinion clearly. so far i do not think there has been any clear sign from the russian side whethe
PBS
Mar 9, 2011 6:30pm PST
of government officials doubled. the top u.s. and nato commanders in afghanistan said that washington are beginning to reduce force size in the country. steven is here with very good numbers for ejs. >> a pretty big come back with a fleet of good news revealed. the airbus company said that they returned to profit in the fourth quarter last year. forecasting higher revenue for the current year, they said they expected stronger revenue last year. the short-term version is that they have managed to move beyond big problems with several key programs. >> the boss had every reason to looked pleased as he announced full year results. the company posted and the outlook is good. >> the best way in the future is clearly cash. improved dramatically in 2010. >> the aircraft maker, airbus, demonstrates the lot -- the lion's share. they want to spend more on acquisitions. luckily we are in the situation where airbus is expanding. business is developing nicely while at the same time we see growth possible in other areas. in security, defense electronics, and services. we want to go -- gro
ABC
Mar 9, 2011 5:30pm PST
back. gadhafi's forces rout the rebels in libya. what if he wins? can the u.s. do what it takes to stop him? >>> ripped apart. tornadoes tear across the south. one survivor calls it 30 seconds of pure hell. >>> gadget guilt. when blackberrys and iphones take up family time. news tonight that working moms take it harder than the dads. >>> and, traveler beware. why hotel pictures online are all too often too good to be true. how to tell when they're fooling you. >>> good evening. in the culture war between new and old media, an undercover upstart has dealt a major blow to the establishment. public broadcasting has been a lightning rod for years. supporters call npr and pbs a public service, with every penny the taxpayers pay for it. critics say it's wrong to force all americans to subsidize what they call a liberal agenda. and they have new ammunition now, after an npr executive was caught on tape in a conservative sting. this caused the head of npr her job and now the federal funding for public broadcasting is under more pressure than ever. jake tapper starts us off from washington.
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 3:00pm EST
speaking with one of those pulled out democrats in a bit. also, the head of the u.s. intelligence says gadhafi not likely to back downytime soon. we're going to go live to nic robertson on the ground in libya shortly. >>> we're all over the controversial hearing in washington on how some muslims in america are being radicalized. congressman peter king called for the hearing and will be joining me in a couple minutes. i want to begin with a story that you are outraged by just as much as i am. i'm talking about that little girl in tiny cleveland, texas, told they are principal she was gang raped. now her town has been rocked by these allegations that 18 men and schoolboys possibly more here, assaulted this 11-year-old child. a child. think about that for a moment. the suspects 18 of them range in age from middle schoolers all the way up to a 27-year-old. some of them allegedly recorded this gang rape on their cell phones. and they spread it around school. court documents paint a brutal picture as to what happened as one young man after another forced that sixth grade girl into hours of s
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 3:00pm EST
lawsuit is early people on the ground and did not get him out of office. >> the u.s. is considering all the options. let's go to steve harrigan streaming live from tripoli. nato discussing a no-fly zone but the rebel losses, is it all right too late? >> reporter: the tide has turned on both fronts mountain battle, particularly in the east of ras lanuf that the rebels held, they are clearly in retreat there now. they are getting into the cars and pickups and driving to the east. really for a regime here that has made unusual or weird statements, their military approach has been methodical. they have clamped down stamping out any dissented and shored up the western front. only now are they moving east, first with a barrage and then a major ground assault. >> shep: and defiant rant from his son, tell us what else he said today. >> reporter: he is seen as modernizing figure in the regime. he has educated in london and prepared for a major battle that they plan to introduce democracy and freedom but it's different from the fact we seen on the ground where a bbc journal was beaten and put
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00am EST
rain justin talked about moved across the southern u.s. and made its way into our region which could mean flooding in several areas. linda so is live this morning out in the elements in mount washington. linda, what are you seeing so far this morning? >> reporter: well, so far no flooding. things don't look too bad at the jones falls in mount washington. we came out here because this area is prone to flooding. in 2004, they dealt with a really bad storm. lots of rain flooded cars and damaged the stores here at mount washington mill. you've got whole foods and starbucks and other stores. but today, so far, it's not badch the rain has been coming down steady overnight. but this morning, so far, no problems with flooding. you know, our area has not gotten as bad as other states pounded by the storm. and chattanooga tennessee homes are flooded and creeks are swollen as people try to deal with the mess. here in our area, we could see flooding later in the day in lowlying areas. here's somethings -- low lying areas. here's somethings you can do. make sure storm drains are clear. no trash o
PBS
Mar 10, 2011 3:00pm PST
was battered today by waves of economic worries. disappointing data from china and the u.s. and new fears about europe's debt crisis fed the sell-off. the dow jones industrial average lost 228 points to close at 11,984-- its biggest drop since last august. the nasdaq fell 50 points to close at 2,701. forces loyal to libyan leader moammar qaddafi blasted a key oil port with tanks and warplanes today and claimed they'd recaptured it. the target was the city of ras lanouf, which rebel fighters had seized a week ago. we have a report from lindsey hilsum of "independent television news." >> reporter: the skies were clear for colonel qaddafi's fighter jets today. the bombs fall percely close to the oil refinery. earlier, one landed within the perimeter fence. we drive past. it's a storage-- if the storage tanks of oil and gas were hit, the areas for miles around would be devastated. we stop, and another falls. that's the second bomb we've seen falling in the last half hour. the fighting is heavy. i can hear the thud of artillery it seems colonel qaddafi's force are determined. maybe what
NBC
Mar 10, 2011 6:30pm EST
house and he has wanted to hold hearings to root out radical islam in the u.s. but things did not go the way he planned. nbc's kelly o'donnell covered today's hearing on capitol hill. kelly, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. well, congressman king says the reaction is rabid and hysterical. but after the administration said al qaeda is trying to recruit inside the u.s., king says it's his duty to investigate. arriving with the extra security he requested, republican chairman peter king launched a preemptive strike against vocal and angry critics. >> there is nothing radical or unamerican in holding these hearings. >> reporter: for weeks king has been accused of discriminating against muslims by focusing only on islamic extremism inside the u.s. >> it's a back down -- political correctness. >> i don't see the benefit in stigmatizing, in finger pointing. >> reporter: democrats who tried to block the hearing even after it began say it played into enemy hands. >> this hearing focuses on american muslim community will be used by those who seek to inspire a new generation of s
NBC
Mar 10, 2011 4:30am EST
. >>> and san francisco treat, newly discovered photos show one of the greatest u.s. adaptisast newly discovered photos show one of the greatest u.s. adaptisast of the 20th century in color. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with outmaneuvered. the three-week standoff in wisconsin over a measure that would deal a huge blow to public unions has come to an abrupt end after a stunning move by republicans. until yesterday, republicans state senators couldn't pass governor scott walker's proposal because under the rules they were just one democrat short for the vote to happen. that's because all 14 minority democrats had fled the state in order to prevent a vote on the measure which would strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from union workers. but on wednesday, republicans managed to push the order through by resort to go a procedural maneuver that removed parts of the proposal related to nonspending measures. using that tactic, republicans contend the vote could take place without the missing democrats. asse
CBS
Mar 9, 2011 5:30pm PST
pictures, ro, take a look. >> couric: tonight, libya's oil facilities under attack as the u.s. gets set to talk to nato allies about imposing a no-fly zone. i'm katie couric. also tonight, a difficult ash wednesday for some catholics. parishioners in the philadelphia area learn if their priest is suspected of sex abuse. the suspect in the tucson massacre comes face to face with some of the victims. and overnight, a mother of one becomes a mother to nine keeping her family together after tragedy strikes. captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news world headquarters in new york, this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> couric: good evening, everyone. what, if anything, can the obama administration do about the situation in libya? as the white house continues to weigh its options, moammar qaddafi's forces keep pounding the opposition from the air and on the ground. 30 miles from tripoli, government troops retook most of zawiyah today after almost a week of bitter fighting. hospital officials report dozens of deaths on both sides. in the east, where the rebels control almost
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 4:00am EST
expected china to report a trade surplus for february. let's look at united states and investors in the u.s. marked the two-year anniversary of an impressive bull run on wednesday. now, since 2009, the dow has gained 85%. the value of the s&p has almost doubled, rising 95%. and the nasdaq, well, that's done better than both of them. it soared nearly 120%. however, investors took a breather on wednesday. the dow pretty much flat as was the s&p 500 and the nasdaq fell 0 .5%. the u.s. market is still set for lower open when trading begins on thursday. here's where u.s. futures stand in the premarket action with the continuation of the selloff. the dow actually escaping the worse of nearly .50%. nasdaq likely to be off by two-thirds or .75%. and the s&p 500, more or less exactly between the two, off by .60%. to the situation in libya, they're facing air assaults as they try to hang on to the city that is home to the oil. the pro-gadhafi forces is happening around ras alolanuf. it's the first time a libyan oil facility has been damaged in the conflict. so the stakes are being raised here. but li
CSPAN
Mar 10, 2011 7:00am EST
peter king will convene the latest hearing on islamic radicalization in the u.s. six witnesses will testify at this hearing that will be live on c-span3. three members of congress will be testifying, including one of two muslims in the congress, dingell, and frank wolf, a republican from virginia. what is your reaction to this hearing? we want to discuss it this morning on the "washington journal." as we go through the newspapers. host: we have set aside our fourth line this morning on the "washington journal" for muslims in the u.s. we will begin taking those phone calls in just a moment. first, we want to get an update on what is going on in the congress when it comes to money. here is the headline in yesterday's "washington times." "senators hail defeat of rival spending cuts." joining us on the line is david hawkins. what happened yesterday in the senate and what happens next? guest: yesterday in the senate, the senate was asked to vote on two competing versions of legislation to cut money for the rest of this fiscal year, which only last until september 30. the republican optio
FOX
Mar 10, 2011 5:00am EST
spike ttking a bbeather after a key government report showing u.s. increasing. a barrel of crude still up more than 20 percent since all heck broke loose in libya. meantime more americans are hunting for mortgages. applicationss for home loans jumping more than 15 percent last week. the mortgage bankers association saying an improving job market helping improve thoseenumbers. now over to wall street... the dow fairly flat on the day. now to main street... busineeses are loading up... as products are selling outt wholesale inventories rising in january as sales jump by he largest amount in over a year. and that's helping keep factories busy building new stuff to stock the shelves. and march madness about to slam companies. a new report saas businesses stand to lose nearly 200 million dollars worth of worker productivity.. as employees, get thiss sneak a peak attthe n-c-a-a men's first tip-off starts next week. that's business, i'm elizabeth macdonald. coming up... a convicted killer gets out of jail...far earlier than anyone thought.we look at the "truth in sentencing" in our cove
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 6:00pm EST
gaddafi may lead to a political casualty in the u.s. there is at least one call for the director of national intelligence. james rosen tells us what clapper said to put him in hot water. >> reporter: a time he's trying to get muammar gaddafi to step down, they told the senate armed services committee he thinks gaddafi will win libya's civil war. >> bret: this is a stale paid back and forth. but i think over the longer term that the regime will prevail. >> reporter: that prompted a furious rebuke and called for clapper's res ig nation from senior republican. >> he couldn't have said a more devastating thing at a more inappropriate time. the president of the united states should say today, gaddafi will not survive. my director of national intelligence was wrong. i don't have confidence that this gentleman understands what his job is all about. three strikes you are out. >> that was a reference to two past missteps by clapper including his ignorance last december of major anti-terror raid in the united kingdom. >> i was a little surprised you didn't know about london. >> and the inaccu
FOX News
Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm EST
u.s. and europe simply want to carve up libya as in colonial days to take over its oil. on the other side he has been making diplomatic efforts behind the scene sending his own envoys to a number of countries to try to stave off further sanctions, jon? >> jon: steve harrigan live from libya. thank you. some top level staffers got together at the white house today to discuss what to do about libya. we'll have details on that. and new reports of a big hit in libyans oil production. coming up inside "the fox report." federal agents in washington state today arresting a man in connection with the attempted bombing of a martin luther king day parade in spokane. a bomb which the said say appeared to be designed to kill as many people as possible. here is what we know. back on january 17th, the fbi reports city employees spotted a suspicious package just an hour before the parade got underway. we're told it was sitting on a park bench and that wires were sticking out. sources tell fox that inside were batteries, a pipe filled with powder and bits of metal that would have acted as shra
FOX News
Mar 10, 2011 11:00am EST
an honest open way and what is really happening here in the u.s. and he says that includes the council on islamic relations, cair. >> my concern about cair is not limited about disturbing origins and connections to terrorist financing. i'm concerned about cair's role in attack being the reputations of any who dare to raise concerns about domestic radicalization. >> reporter: wolf says the attacks are not going to stop him from having a discussion. he says we must have, jenna. martha: certainly a lot more to this story. one we'll watch throughout the day today, shannon, thank you very much. [gunfire] jon: fox news alert, brand-new reports and compelling new video out of libya. moammar gadhafi's forces say they have driven the opposition out of the strategic oil port of ras lanuf. this as the opposition scores a diplomatic victory. france becoming the first country to recognize their interim council. the rebels say they captured hamid karzai. tkafz forces say they now have it back. here is alex crawford. [gunfire] [yelling] [gunfire] jon: sky news reporter alex crawford is actual
CSPAN
Mar 10, 2011 10:00am EST
quote this poll, a majority of voters for the first time support an immediate withdrawal of all u.s. troops from afghanistan or the creation of a timetable to bring them all home within a year. 14 months ago i asked a retired military general to advise me on afghanistan. i have asked him for his thoughts, and i will read some of them to you. back in november i emailed this general and i said, what do you think about the possibilities of being in afghanistan for four more years? and, mr. speaker, i am going to read his quote. i do not believe that 40 more years would guarantee victory, whatever that is. the war is costing money and lives all in short supply. mr. speaker, there's a retired lieutenant colonel in jacksonville, north carolina, which is in my district. he served in the united states marine corps for 31 years. his name is dennis adams. he wrote me a letter and the last paragraph of the letter i'd like to read to the house. i urge you to make contact with all the current and newly elected men and women to congress and ask them to end this war and bring our young men and wom
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
talking to the opposition chief. >> >> a u.s. officials confirmed the authenticity of the call, but would not comment on the query about weapons. hillary clinton is speaking to the opposition, too. >> we are reaching out to the opposition inside and outside of libya. i will be meeting with some of those figures both here in the united states and when i travel next week to discuss what more the united states and others can do. >> reporter: but moammar gadhafi and is spokesman's son show no signs of caving into pressure. >> the libyan peet will never, ever welcome nato, will never, ever welcome americans here. libya is not a piece of cake. we are n-- >> this is a kind of stalemate back and forth, but i think longer term, that the regime will prevail. >> jill dougherty reporting for us from the state department. we'll have a lot more on what general clapper, head of the national -- director of national intelligence had to say. this note, though, i have been invited to travel with secretary clinton on her overseas trip next week. i'll be reporting on critical talks about the libyan cris
WHUT
Mar 10, 2011 6:30pm EST
between the u.s. ambassador and the rebel general. >> what they could endure others aboard do you need? >> but it -- what equipment or other support do you need? >> but it was not clear what was being offered. >> you will lose. we will win. america, nato, france, this is our country. we will never, ever surrendered to those terrorists. >> later in tripoli, gadhafi's son called for peace in the the real libya. this was supposed to be libyas future until the rebellion. as far as these people larkin cent, that future has been restored -- these people are concerned, that future has been restored. it feels like a victory ride. they had a sharper message for the rebels in benghazi, we are coming. >> barack obama's senior intelligence adviser told a senate hearing today that he does expect colonel gaddafi's forces to prevail. the u.s. is in direct contact with libya's opposition. france became the first country to formally recognize that the rebels. although diplomatic activity is intense, it is inconclusive, as we report from brussels. >> this is not be easy revolution world leaders had hope
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 9:00am EST
the u.s. are being turned into dangerous radicals. critics say he is unfairly singling out an entire community. we are covering the angles. you can believe it. you will definitely believe it. senior congressional correspondent dana bash has talked with king about why he thinks these hearings are needed and why he won't cave into his critics and one thing you definitely will hear. dana, this isn't the first time the hearings on radicalization hearings have happened since 9/11. explain why this hearing has gotten so much controversy this time around. >> reporter: you're exactly right, kate. on the senate side of the capitol. joe lieberman held half a dozen at least hearings. but he approached it in a different way. he called them things like looking at violent islamist extremism. different tone and different tenor that pete king is setting in calling his hearings looking at radicalization of muslims in america. those words are important when it comes to the message that pete king is sending from the perspective of many muslims in this country and also some national security officials w
FOX
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
husband lilles to become one-man terror cells and the u.s. government wrestled with fighting that effort. how do they do that without opening yet up for discussion? >> that is a good point and the american muslim population is dead set against terrorism. we denounceed terrorism and al qaeda, we do not want our brothers and sisters and our sons to become radicalized by al qaeda. unfortunately for the hearings, they were just filled with misinformation and very broad allegations by mr. king and his, some of his witnesses, and at the end of the day, there were really no real solutions that were proposed by congressman king. >> how would you suggest that they tackle this issue? >> i suggest that law enforcement look at the issue of their relationship between the muslim community and come up with specific and doable and practical solutions to having muslims participate in the american physics society and that is being the case. i have to -- . >> i have to ask you quickly to respond to this. congressman peter king said that he hopes the muslim community will talk about the issue and he,
FOX
Mar 10, 2011 5:00am EST
is the latest on what is happen with the sulaimon brown case. the u.s. attorney's office has confirmed that there is an investigation now into whether or not sulaimon brown actually received payment or promises of a job from the gray campaign. this all unfolded allegedly during the mayoral race. sulaimon brown claims that mayor gray promised him a job as long as he continued his attacks on then mayor fenty. now, brown is currently speaking with investigators about what he says happened. >> i can't comment on the specifics. i can just say that they were professional and i cooperated with everything they wanted. >> did you bring them some evidence in envelopes with -- >> i can't comment on that. >> did they take stuff from you as potential evidence? >> can't comment on that either. >> have you heard that vincent gray has hired a lawyer because you went to see the tobacco tonight? >> yes, you saw it on my phone. >> what is your reaction to that? >> no comment. >> i feel the residents of the district of columbia deseven better from a mayor. it is unfortunate that -- deserve bette
CBS
Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm EST
: while the fighting continues, the u.s. is searching for options that would both force qaddafi to quit and that the rest of the world can agree on. >> we believe it's important that this not be an american or a nato or a european effort. it needs to be an international one. and there is still a lot of opposition. >> reporter: the most dramatic option under serious consideration is to establish a no-fly zone that would put an end to the bombing runs conducted by qaddafi's air force. defense secretary gates has warned that would require airstrikes against libya, most likely cruise missiles fired from ships offshore. >> a no-fly zone begins with an attack on libya. to destroy the air defenses. >> this is not risk-free. as a matter of fact, it's very high risk. >> reporter: now retired, david deptula ran a no-fly zone over iraq with the force of 50 planes and 1600 people. >> with that number of people and aircraft, we operated inside iraqi airspace about six hours a day, three to four times a week. >> reporter: that's him in the front seat of an f-15. iraqi aircraft rarely challenged the z
PBS
Mar 10, 2011 12:30am PST
offices to the u.s. congress, there are those who worry with the world might witness if america does not give a lead. >> to allow him to slaughter from the air against the popular movement of his people without recourse is a serious question for all of us. >> if we stand by and let it happen, that will be a black mark on our record for a long time. >> but obama is given pause by the military reality. says thatary stopping all military flights would be a conflict. the government stronghold of tripoli will have to be taken out, risking civilian casualties. enforcing a no-fly zone would need hundreds of fighter jets supported by other larger aircraft with radar and refueling, worships for radar coverage, and helicopters for search and rescue. in iraq, when such a cap -- one operation would cost $100 million per year. >> to impose an offical no-fly zone would take the matter of days. but if the political aim is to support the rebellion, what if the rebellion last two years? are we willing to make the commitment for that amount of time? >> military actions needs to have clarity. >> many i
SFGTV2
Mar 10, 2011 2:00am PST
left is jonathan shapiro, an attorney and former u.s. assistant attorney, who has spent the last several years and 10 season working on television dramas such as "the practice" and "boston legal." next to him we have jamie floyd. broadcast anger for network news. many of you know her from her daily live broadcast "the best defense. next is a local attorney who has handled a number of high-profile cases including a nationally publicized acquittals of actor robert blake and civil rights lawyer stephen bingham. to his left is a career public defender from washington state. she is a blunder and has her own -- blogger and has her own blog. so'. does the media contributes to a negative misconception of public defenders, and more broadly, criminal defense attorneys? >> no, thank you. [laughter] >> absolutely yes. i think for the most part, there is the lack of understanding on the part of the american public on more critical role of the public defender. it is laid down in our sixth amendment. we do not teach it properly in primary school education. the public learned of it through the n
ABC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
u.s.. >>> plan b could be used as a plan a. the morning after pill could be taken the morning of. >> more americans are living with cancer than before. according to a new study by the national cancer institute. one out of 20 americans is now a cancer surviver. timothy johnson has more. >> reporter: using data compiled by other studies, the estimated number of cancer survivers in the u.s. increased from 10 million in 2001 to almost 12 million in 2007. women have a highier rate of survival than men. almost 2/3 of cancer survivers had been living with the disease five years or more. the most common cancers diagnosed were breast, prostate cancer and colon cancer. >>> researchers site several reasons for the increased cancer survival rates including advancements in screening and earlier detection, plus u.s. population. if the trends continue, the number of cancer survivers is expected to climb highier. >>> plan b could be a plan a. new research shows the morning after pill could be used to prevent pregnancy. the women who take the pill at the time of sex have a 5% chance of getting pr
CBS
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
, we just left the offices of the u.s. attorney, where they hundreded out details of what -- handed out details of what is in these indictments. they say they knocked out a major drug ring in east baltimore. 60 people, but one name very recognizable. felicia "snoop" pearson, the actress and drug dealer on the wire. >> reporter: early this morning, federal agents led felicia snoop pearson away from her luxury apartment downtown. she said that she put her old life of drug dealing behind her. >> i never got high. you know what i'm saying? and like -- i don't know. i was just a strong person. >> reporter: she's been in jessop and back on the street. and it's near her old neighborhood and around this city that police arrested more than 60 people suspected in the marijuana and heroin trade. the u.s. attorney calls the arrests part of a crackdown of a large baltimore drug gang. late this afternoon, the u.s. attorney and commissioner talked about what it took to make these arrests. >> this is one of the largest cases that we have prosecuted here in baltimore. >> in this case, we made impact
NBC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00pm EST
the family then. there were no apologies today. >> the u.s. attorney's office addressed the bust this afternoon. we will have more on that and more exclusive video coming up at 6:00. >> in wisconsin, lawmakers approved a bill stripping collective bargaining rights from workers. this standoff was broken when republicans realize they could pass the bill without the vote of the assembly members. lawmakers from the senate and assembly approved a bill short time later and democrats say they will contact the attorney general about last night's vote. maryland has a big budget hole to fill, not as severe as wisconsin, but could what is happening there happen here? >> with a democratic governor and democrat-controlled legislature, it seems unlikely union busting tappan in maryland. but if you ask the local police union, you may get a different analysis. >> we have a $75 million budget deficit. >> he may be the equivalent of the wisconsin gov., scott walker. he signed into law a measure giving the county government more power over its public safety unions. the county council now has the fi
FOX
Mar 10, 2011 6:00pm EST
another person over the internet, sentenced to two years of supervised release. >>> the u.s. is officially cutting ties with the libyan embassy in washington as moa mar ghadafi's forces continue to strike rebels. the u.s. intelligence official said his hunkering down and is show youing no since of leaving office. >> reporter: cutting ties with ghadafi's government, the white house said it's officially -- relations with the libyan embassy in washington. this is secretary of state hillary clinton and said she's mile with the opposition leaders in the united states, egypt and too indonesia. >> i will be -- tunisia. >> i will be meeting with the figures here in the united states and when i travel income week. and to discuss what more the united states and others can do. >> reporter: clinton also warned against america taking unilateral action against libya and instead, she said there needs to be an international consensus. >> the united states acting alone would be stepping into a situation whose consequences are unforeseeable. >> reporter: and meanwhile, ghadafi's son said that the
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 5:00am EST
. >>> and san francisco treat. newly discovering photos show one of the greatest u.s. disasters of the 20th century in color. good morning, everyone. i'm lynn berry. those stories straight ahead. this is "first look" on msnbc. >>> we begin this morning without maneuver. the three-week standoff in wisconsin over a measure that would deal a huge blow to public unions has come to an abrupt end after a stunning move by republicans. until yesterday, republican state senators couldn't pass governor scott walker's proposals because under the rules they were just one democrat short for it to happen. that's because all 14 democrats had fled the state to prevent a mesh. but on wednesday republicans managed to push the plan to by resorting to a procedure real maneuver that removed parts of the proposal related to non-spending measures. using that tactic, republicans contend the vote could take place without the missing democrats. a senate majority leader peter barca tried to argue that there wasn't enough notice. >> no, no, no. >> yes, yes. the governmental body should o provide 24 hours' notice.
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 5:30am EST
that the u.s. government had to worry about? >> ahead of today's hearings, 52% find it appropriate to focus house hearings just on u.s. muslims. king says h will not be silenced by political corrective. >>> in a conference call yesterday former house staffer newt gingrich is leading a bid. meanwhile gingrich is also taking steps to try to ease concerns about his personal life. you hear about this an awful lot from his critics. earlier this week he told the christian network that he sought god's forgiveness over an affair in the 1990s. >> there's no question that at times in my life, partially driven by how passionately i felt about this country, that i worked far too hard and that things happened in my life that were not appropriate, and what i can tell you is that when i did things that were wrong, i wasn't trapped in situation ethics because i knew things were wrong and i was doing them. i found that i felt compelled to seek god's forgiveness. not god's understanding but god's forgiveness. >> he has said recently if the presidential campaign is about the future and not the past. >>>
WETA
Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm EST
: so, should the west, should the u.s intervene in libya? we join that debate with two people who've wrestled with similar questions as director of policy planning at the state department. richard haass held that position in the george w. bush administration. he's now president of the council on foreign relations. his latest book is, "war of necessity, war of choice: a memoir of two iraq wars." anne-marie slaughter worked in the obama administration state department until earlier this year. she's now professor of politics and international affairs at princeton university. anne-marie slaughter, i'll start with you. we've heard some of those fighting against qaddafi calling for outside help, specifically a no-fly zone. what's the chief argument for helping them >> the strongest argument for helping them is stwra t.j. i can which is that we've finally seen a major shift in the theirty of the entire middle east from anti-americanism and anti-israel and focused, really, outside to an indigenous demand for democratic government, for accountable government, for government that provides dece
MSNBC
Mar 10, 2011 9:00am EST
. we appreciate it. >> thank you. >>> coming up next, should the u.s. arm opposition forces in libya? that's a question being debated among others in brussels today with nato defense ministers. first, we give you a look at the president's schedule today as the white house hosts a conference on bullying. you're watching the "daily rundown" on msnbc. [ male announcer ] this is lara. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. but sometimes i wonder... what's left behind? [ female announcer ] introducing purifying facial cleanser from neutrogena® naturals. developed with dermatologists... it's clinically proven to remove 99% of dirt and toxins and purify pores. and with na
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 7:00pm EST
working on a united nations resolution. >> reporter: do you think the u.s. is being aggressive enough? >> translator: we expect more. the white house and the international community have the means to put an end to what the libyan people are going through. >> they have the means without a doubt, i think, arwa. the question is do they have the will or see the national security interest. again, you get a sense of frustration that not only are they not getting action right away, it doesn't seem like they're even getting communication back as fast as they would like. >> reporter: yeah, john, it's been very frustrating for people here who fail to understand how the u.s. and other global leaders are not putting together some sort of a cohesive plan. it's almost as if the u.s. and the international community is debating its own political interests instead of realizing the fact we're talking about people's lives being at stake. libyan opposition leaders, everybody here in the opposition held part of the country feel as if a price tag is being put on their very lives, that what is being debated
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